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Mike Anderson

Iceland facilities excite Utah delegation about geothermal possibilities

Some state leaders are learning how small geothermal plants could power communities of the future here in Utah. With access to geothermal water from the ground, there is a lot that can be done.
18 hours ago
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Associated Press

What happened to the likes? X is now hiding which posts you like from other users

Social media platform X is now hiding your likes.
2 days ago
FILE: The Apple Store at Towson Town Center Mall on May 10, 2024 in Towson, Maryland. (Photo by And...
Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer

Apple expected to enter AI race with ambitions to overtake the early leaders

Apple’s annual World Wide Developers Conference on Monday is expected to herald the company’s move into generative AI.
4 days ago
(left) The iconic photo from the Moon looking at Earth during the Apollo 8 voyage, taken by Astrona...
Associated Press

Former astronaut William Anders, who took iconic Earthrise photo, has died in Washington plane crash

The former Apollo 8 astronaut who took the iconic “Earthrise” photo showing the planet in 1968, was killed Friday in a plane crash.
7 days ago
FILE - A hiker passes a sign warning of extreme heat at the start of the Golden Canyon trail, in De...
Emma Benson

Extreme heat is leading cause of weather-related deaths; how to protect yourself

Extreme heat is the number one cause of weather-related deaths, which is why it's crucial to stay diligent in high temperatures to protect yourself and your loved ones.
9 days ago
Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends UFC 302 at Prudential Center on June 01, 2024 in Newark,...
Jill Colvin, Will Weissert, and Meg Kinnard, Associated Press

Trump joins TikTok and calls it ‘an honor.’ As president he once tried to ban the video-sharing app

Donald Trump has joined TikTok, the video-sharing app he once tried to ban as president. He posted his first video from a UFC fight in New Jersey on Saturday night.
11 days ago
FILE - The TikTok app logo appears in Tokyo, on Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)...
Mary Culbertson

Utah files new lawsuit against TikTok, alleging it exploits teens on ‘virtual strip clubs’

The state of Utah filed its second lawsuit against TikTok, this time alleging that the platform sexually exploits teens and profits off what it says are "virtual strip clubs."
11 days ago
FILE - A jet takes flight from Sky Harbor International Airport as the sun sets over Phoenix, July ...
Seth Borenstein, Mary Katherine Wildeman and Anita Snow, Associated Press

AP analysis finds 2023 set record for US heat deaths, killing in areas that used to handle the heat

An Associated Press analysis of federal data shows that about 2,300 people in the United States died in the summer of 2023 with their death certificates mentioning the effects of excessive heat.
14 days ago
GRINDAVIK, ICELAND - MAY 30: From an aerial view, lava shoots into the air during the fifth volcano...
Marco Di Marco, Associated Press

Lava spurts from Iceland volcano for second day as its fissure extends 2 miles

Lava continues to spurt from a volcano in southwestern Iceland but the activity has calmed significantly from the eruption the previous day.
15 days ago
graphic with a brain connected to electronic pathways creating AI...
Associated Press

OpenAI forms safety committee as it starts training new artificial intelligence model

OpenAI says it's setting up a safety and security committee and has begun training a new AI model to supplant the GPT-4 system that underpins its ChatGPT chatbot.
17 days ago
FILE - Boeing's Starliner capsule atop an Atlas V rocket is seen at Space Launch Complex 41 at the ...
Marcia Dunn, The Associated Press

Boeing’s 1st astronaut flight now set for June after a review of small leak on new capsule

Boeing is now aiming for its first astronaut launch at the beginning of June, after spending the past few weeks struggling with more problems on the space capsule.
20 days ago
A Bell 505 helicopter demonstrated the takeoff and landing capabilities that future air taxis will ...
Kiersten Nunez

A glimpse into the future of urban air travel with Utah’s first vertiport demonstration

An empty parking lot in Layton has been transformed into the stage for Utah’s first vertiport demonstration, offering a vision of the future of urban air travel.
25 days ago
Madison Police Department Mid Town District Capt. Jason Freedman and Det. Lindsey Ludden talk with ...
Associated Press

Bones found in 1989 in chimney identified as man who last contacted relatives in 1970

Authorities say human bones found inside the chimney of a Wisconsin music store in 1989 have been identified as those of a man whose last known contact with relatives was in 1970.
28 days ago
Visitors look at the skeleton of a gigantic Triceratops over 66 million years old, named "Big John,...
Katie Hunt, CNN

Mystery of warm-blooded dinosaurs could be unraveled by new study

Were dinosaurs warm-blooded like birds and mammals or cold-blooded like reptiles? It’s one of paleontology’s oldest questions. Here's what new research found.
30 days ago
A box full of donated eclipse glasses being inspected by Boy Scouts to help a local business owner ...
Lauren Steinbrecher

Utah eclipse glasses program calls for volunteers after overwhelming donation response

A Provo eclipse glasses donation program is asking for help to sort through hundreds of thousands of glasses people have been sending in from all over the country.
1 month ago
This image provided by NASA shows a solar flare, as seen in the bright flash in the lower right,  c...
Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer

Strong solar storm could disrupt communications and produce northern lights in US

An unusually strong solar storm headed toward Earth could produce northern lights in the U.S. and potentially disrupt power and communications this weekend.
1 month ago
School's are implementing AI to help with school safety. Hunter High School requires students walk ...
Shelby Lofton

KSL Investigates: Utah schools put AI safety technology to the test

From the Capitol to the classroom, Utahns see a need for enhanced school security. AI might be the solution.
1 month ago
FILE: In this photo illustration, a mobile phone featuring the TikTok app is displayed next to the ...
Haleluya Hadero, AP Business Writer

TikTok sues US to block law that could ban the social media platform

TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance are suing the U.S. federal government over a law that would ban the popular video-sharing app unless it’s sold to another company.
1 month ago
In one TikTok video, viewed more than 16.7 million times, an interviewer asks eight women on the st...
AJ Willingham, CNN

Man or bear? A viral question has spawned scary responses

Another day, another hypothetical scenario tearing people apart on social media. However, this cultural discourse has some sharp teeth.
1 month ago
The Northern Utah Mennonite Church in Tremonton is pictured on Wednesday, June 24, 2020. A 4.4 magn...
Devin Oldroyd, KSL NewsRadio

Utah experiences 4.4-magnitude earthquake just outside of Tremonton

Residents of Tremonton may have felt some shaking on Sunday, as a 4.4 magnitude earthquake hit the area.
1 month ago
An illustration depicts the far side of the moon, with Earth behind it. (NASA via CNN Newsource)...
Ashley Strickland, CNN

New mission could shed light on the secrets of the moon’s ‘hidden side’

Over the past few years, competing countries have turned the moon into a hotspot for activity not witnessed since the Apollo 17 astronauts departed from the lunar surface in 1972.
1 month ago
FILE - Google's first datacenter in Germany is pictured during its inauguration in Hanau near Frank...
Matthew Barakat, AP Business Writer

Google, Justice Department make final arguments about whether search engine is a monopoly

The government and Google are making their closing arguments in a high-stakes antitrust trial to a federal judge in Washington who must now decide whether the tech giant's search engine constitutes an illegal monopoly.
1 month ago
This image from remote video released by the U.S. Air Force shows Air Force Secretary Frank Kendall...
Tara Copp, Associated Press

AI-controlled fighter jet took the Air Force leader for a historic ride. What that means for war

An experimental F-16 fighter jet has taken a history-making flight controlled by artificial intelligence with an AI-controlled fleet planned.
1 month ago
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Christina Larson, AP Science Writer

Debris of Halley’s comet peaks this weekend in meteor shower; Here’s how to see it

The Eta Aquarid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Astronomers say it should be visible. It should be visible.
1 month ago

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